1-What are some concerns with shopping online?
2-How can you know that you are on a secure site? Should you use secure sites on a public computer for shopping?
3-What are some ways to make sure you can be safe when shopping online?
4-What should you (as a young adult) always do before shopping online?
5-What are some ways to stay safe when selling items online?
1-identity theft/stolen financial information, scams
2-lock symbol, statements of security, encryptions, colors (none, blue [standard security], green [extended validation])
3-When using public computers, you may want to use private browsing (incognito) and "Clear All History"
4-Keep track of card activity
-check bank and credit card statements carefully
-check bank and card policies, but in general:
-debit card: 2 days to dispute ($50 liability); up to 60 days,
liable for up to $500; after 60 days, loss not covered
-credit card: 60 days to dispute ($50 liability); not covered after 60 days
5-Research retailers, particularly out of the U.S. (may not be covered for loss)
Handout: Cyber Consumer Safety Tip Sheet
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